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Everything feels so pointless. What difference do I make? I feel like sitting still and my life is going by. What should I do to love God in a better way?

Read Psalm 139.

1 O LORD, you have searched me
and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise;
you perceive my thoughts from afar.
3 You discern my going out and my lying down;
you are familiar with all my ways.
4 Before a word is on my tongue
you know it completely, O LORD.

You really are not alone. God loves you so much He pays attention when you stand up and when you sit still. These may feel like random acts and seemingly pointless to you, but God cares enough that He watches our every move.

5 You hem me in—behind and before;
you have laid your hand upon me. 6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
too lofty for me to attain. 7 Where can I go from your Spirit?
Where can I flee from your presence? 8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there;
if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. 9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn,
if I settle on the far side of the sea, 10 even there your hand will guide me,
your right hand will hold me fast. 11 If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me
and the light become night around me,”
12 even the darkness will not be dark to you;
the night will shine like the day,
for darkness is as light to you.

Every where you go, God is there. God does not hide from us, but purposefully throws Himself in our path. Not only is God present. . .He is participating. Holding, guiding, leading, stopping you along the way.

13 For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place.
When I was woven together in the depths of the earth,
16 your eyes saw my unformed body.
All the days ordained for me
were written in your book
before one of them came to be.

God watched us being formed in the womb and thought we were awesome. He designed us and made no mistakes. He has a plan for us because He cares.

17 How precious to me are your thoughts, O God!
How vast is the sum of them!
18 Were I to count them,
they would outnumber the grains of sand.
When I awake,
I am still with you.

The motivation for having a more effective relationship with God is recognizing His love, attention and design for our lives. Once we know how much God cares for us, we stand up and take notice. In return, we focus our thoughts on Him.

19 If only you would slay the wicked, O God!
Away from me, you bloodthirsty men! 20 They speak of you with evil intent;
your adversaries misuse your name. 21 Do I not hate those who hate you, O LORD,
and abhor those who rise up against you?
22 I have nothing but hatred for them;
I count them my enemies.

We must stay away from those to pull us away from God.

23 Search me, O God, and know my heart;
test me and know my anxious thoughts.
24 See if there is any offensive way in me,
and lead me in the way everlasting.

We must take healthy assessments of our life and where we stand in terms of our relationship with God. If we feel hopeless, alone and separated, it is not God who has drifted. We have forgotten His great love for us.

Now do you feel pointless?  Do you appreciate and recognize God's love for you?